Paul S. Atkinson, age 72, of Delta and formerly of Pemberton, New Jersey, passed away peacefully Wednesday morning, April 23, 2014 at Ebeid Hospice in Sylvania, OH.
Paul was born in Hancock’s Corner, NJ on January 30, 1942 to the late Samuel Atkinson and Marion (Budd) Atkinson. Paul graduated from Pemberton High School in 1963. On June 12, 1964 he was united in marriage to Karen McGirr and together they shared 50 loving years.
Paul was a Veteran having served with the US Airforce from 1961–1965. Prior to his retirement in 2012, he worked as an electro mechanic for Hindley Electronics in Bowling Green, OH. Paul was an avid gardener, raising everything from fruits to all varieties of vegetables.
Paul is survived by his wife, Karen Atkinson; son, David Atkinson of Delta; sisters, Dorothy (Charles) Rue of NJ and Alice (Ronald) Tripp of NJ; and grandchildren, Joel, Casie and Hailey all of Columbus, OH.
Those wishing a show of sympathy may make a contribution to the charity of the donor’s choice in Paul memory. Online condolences may be sent to the family through our website at www.barnesfuneralchapel.com.
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